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Sudeep Das

Data Scientist, Opentable INC

Sudeep Das is a Data Scientist at OpenTable, where his main focus is on using data science techniques to enable a personalized dining experience. His current projects include applications of natural language processing and topic modeling on an extensive review corpus, to reveal salient features of restaurants and reviewers. He is also helping develop an extensive recommendation systems stack using user interactions and restaurant metadata. Sudeep used to be an Astrophysicist (Princeton PhD, UC Berkeley postdoc) researching the properties of the early universe, and co-authored about 60 papers with 2500 citations.

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Using Data Science to Transform OpenTable Into Your Local Dining Expert

At OpenTable, we help diners find the best dining experiences, wherever they travel. One of the key problems for accomplishing this is providing personalized recommendations. We have been leveraging our large corpus of unstructured reviews…